Advanced Microsoft Word

Who is this course for?

This course is for you if you have a good understanding of Microsoft Word but would like to be more familiar with the advanced features

What are the benefits

At the end of this course you will be able to customise Microsoft’s Word environment, create Forms and simple Macros and collaborate with others on documents.

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Course Duration

1 Day

Course Content


  • Personalising the Microsoft Word environment
  • Understanding file locations and save options

Word and other Microsoft Office Software

  • Inserting and linking text from other Word documents
  • Linking and embedding Microsoft Excel worksheets
  • Sending a document outline to a PowerPoint presentation

Collaborating and Securing Documents

  • Highlighting and finding highlighted text
  • Inserting and printing comments
  • Reviewing and sending a document for reviewing
  • Adding track changes and comments
  • Setting tracking options and displaying the reviewing pane
  • Displaying revisions in balloons or inline
  • Hiding text and displaying final and revision views
  • Removing personal information from a document
  • Setting passwords, formatting and editing restrictions

Working with Section Breaks

  • Inserting a next page and continuous section breaks
  • Modifying and removing section breaks
  • Individual section formatting
  • Creating multiple headers and footers

Table Of Contents

  • Creating the document’s Table of Contents
  • Navigating and updating the Table of Contents
  • Formatting and customising the Table of Contents

Using Styles

  • Revealing styles
  • Creating and applying character and paragraph styles
  • Using the quick style gallery
  • Editing and deleting an existing style
  • Clearing formats and styles


  • Displaying the developer tab
  • Creating the form structure
  • Setting content control properties
  • Adding the date picker, text and numeric controls
  • Adding a combo box and drop-down list
  • Protecting and saving forms

Mail Merging

  • Using the mail merge wizard
  • Selecting the starting document and recipient list
  • Previewing the letters and completing the merge
  • Running an existing merge
  • Selecting specific recipients
  • Filtering and sorting recipients for merging
  • Merging from a Microsoft Excel data source
  • Changing the data source
  • Setting an IF rule
  • Adding a prompt for additional information


  • Setting macro security
  • Saving a document as macro enabled
  • Recording and running simple macros
  • Assigning macros to the ribbon and keyboard
  • Editing and deleting macros
  • Creating a macro enabled template
  • Adding a customised ribbon

What our users say


  • A very good course, trainer had good knowledge and delivered well
  • I like the fact that you have selected topics/functions on the basis of their interest/possible use - course is much more than pertinent and a better use of time
  • Very friendly and helpful trainer
  • Ray is the only IT Trainer who has ever inspired me with enough confidence to learn effectively
  • It was very good, I really enjoyed it and learnt a lot
  • I will definitely use the Pivot Tables at work in the future! Thank you for such a great training day!
  • Will ensure my team all attend (they all work remotely)
  • Exactly what I was hoping to learn, thanks

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